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2014 Portland Mardi Gras Ball

It’s that time of the year again – Mardi Gras Time!

On March 1st join Portland’s costumed finest for a night of dancing and joie de vivre at the Portland Mardi Gras Ball!

Tickets are now on sale at the Bossanova Ballroom »

March 1st 2014 at the Bossanova Ballroom 722 East Burnside Portland, OR 97214

Excellent line up of music including:

What to expect? One thing Portlanders enjoy is dressing up in costume and heading out for a night of revelry. Bring out your best over the top finery and participate in the Costume Contest. Watch the crowning of the new Mardi Gras King and Queen. And dance the night away to live Cajun and Zydeco music. Of course expect plenty of beads and King Cake.

October/November too much happening 2013

 

epic turkish rambo

http://www.filmusik.com

Filmusik is back with TURKISH RAMBO – short run only 6 shows at the Hollywood Theater. If you loved Turkish Star Wars omg what will they do with Turkish Rambo?

Filmusik combines awe inspiring movies with a live soundtrack and actors doing the lines. The results are pretty funny and if nothing else, totally  unique.

The Naked and Famous play the Roseland Oct 21st – dance party!

And the SADIES play the Doug Fir October 29th

and then OF MONTREAL at the Wonder Ballroom November 7th, 2013

 

Awesome few days for women in sports!

First, Portland Thorns FC defeated the Western New York Flash 2-0 to win the inaugural National Women’s Soccer League Championship!

http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2013/08/nwsl-championship-recap-western-new-york-flash-0-portland-thorns-fc-2
and here are the Rose City Riviters welcoming the team home:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/video/2013/09/01/nwsl-champion-thorns-fc-return-pdx-airport-fan-welcome

AND THEN!!! DIANA NYAD!!!
So Diana Nyad just swam 103 miles from Cuba to Key West with no shark cage and no flippers for 50+ hours none stop. This was her 5th try. She is 64 years old. #XtremeDream indeed!

https://www.facebook.com/DianaNyad
http://www.diananyad.com/

Diana Nyad on shore at Key West after 50+ hours and 103 miles swimming

Diana Nyad on shore at Key West after 50+ hours and 103 miles swimming

image from:
https://twitter.com/JuliaBaggNBC6/status/374591910481891329/photo/1